Grade 5


Areas of Study:

  • the Paschal Mystery and the Mass
  • Open Parachute = “Bullying and Addictive Behaviours”
  • immigration and citizenship
  • finishing some learning about simple machines
  • beginning our learning about the human body
  • whole numbers to 1,000,000 (expanded notation, computation, rounding etc.)
  • novel study = “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” (figurative language, vocabulary development, character study, paragraph writing, reading comprehension)

Supporting Learning at Home:

  • spelling activities
  • discussing the story and characters of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” by either reading the novel at home or by watching the movie (there are many versions)
  • there will be an immigration project that will be assigned later in the month to be completed partially at home with parent and/or grandparent involvement
  • students are completing a multiplication review and may have some multiplication facts to practice at home (you will be notified via email by January 15 if your child is bringing home a practice sheet)